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Walking towards the fear

“Sometimes what you fear the most is the very thing that will set you free.” Robert Tew So here’s the thing- I am not a risk taker. I would consider myself an adventurer, but definitely not a risk taker. I like to go with the flow, travel without a set agenda, and appreciate the pleasant… Read More

Can’t Stop the Feeling | One Year Old!

One year ago, I headed off to Scottsdale Shea Hospital to deliver my baby.  Boy? Girl? We didn’t know.  I nervously walked into the operating room after kissing my husband good-bye.  An incredible man, the man who I recalled delivered my son two years before, held my hand and rubbed my back as the anesthesiologist… Read More

Day in the Life | July 2016

I felt like it was only appropriate to post my Day In The Life from July 17, 2016 on July 17, 2017.  I shot this the day before I gave birth to my second child.  I have to give myself a little bit of a pat on the back- shooting this nine months pregnant with… Read More

In honor of | Cave Creek Photographer

When I was contacted to photograph a memorial service to honor Veteran, Ken Mueller, I was not sure what to anticipate.  As the family awaited the service, I could feel the weight and importance that this held for his only son.  The soldiers approached in unison and began their process to unfold the American flag.  The… Read More

Aiden | 12 hours new

I had the distinct pleasure of being welcomed by this fantastic family to document their little guy’s first hours at the hospital.  He quickly entered this world and now completes this family of five. Meet Aiden James. To book a Birth Space/Fresh 48 Session, contact

Letters to my children | Phoenix Family Photographer

O, You are my snuggle bug.  And also my maniac bug, which is what your Uncle Reid was called when he was little.  You are active and exploring and using your imagination to construct various contraptions.  And then you slow down and snuggle up.  When I’m sitting on the couch, you are right next to… Read More

Letters to my Children | February part 2

E, My poor little muffin- you’ve been sick this past week.  It’s so difficult knowing there was nothing we could do but let your body fight the virus.  It’s a completely helpless feeling.  So when you needed to be held in order to sleep, we held on. O, Your imagination has started to run wild… Read More

The hope of February

A bit of vulnerability and soul-bearing peeking through today. I have to admit, I struggle in January.  I’m bummed that the twinkle lights come down and sometimes the year ahead looks daunting.  I know it’s supposed to be all “let’s start fresh, cleanse the soul, I can do it all!” mentality, but honestly, I tend… Read More

Letters to my children | January 2017

One of my 2017 goals was to take weekly portraits of my children and to write them notes twice a month. I purchased a journal when my son turned one.  I often think of things I want to write in it, but in the daily whirlwind, I do not get around to writing down my… Read More